Greek Patriarch of Alexandria Pays Historic Visit to St. Catherine Monastery at Mount Sinai

76 years after the then Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa His Beatitude Meletios Metaxakis had visited the historic Holy Monastery of St. Catherine...

Greece Gives 50,000 Euros To Syrian Children

Despite a crushing economic crisis, Greece has given 50,000 euros ($66,325) to UNICEF to help Syrian children at the Zaatari Refugee Camp, where many...

First Homer Encyclopedia Created By Tel-Aviv University Researcher

Homer, one of the most famous poets of all time, is firmly entrenched in the Western canon as a master of classical literature. His...
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

The ‘Mosaic’ of Holy Land’s Christian Communities

By Pat McCarthy* and Dan Woodin** BETHLEHEM/JERUSALEM (ANS) -- A snapshot of the Holy Land's Christian population was revealed after Pope Francis' and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew's joint...

Christian Leaders Shut Jerusalem’s Iconic Church to Protest Taxes

The leaders of the major Christian sects in Jerusalem closed the Church of the Holy Sepulchre for several hours on Sunday to protest an...

Egypt’s Morsi Says Greek Investments to Increase to 5 bln USD

Greek investments in Egypt will increase to 5 billion U.S. dollars, official news agency MENA quoted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi as saying at a...

Greek Texts on Ancient Egyptian School Walls

Researchers in Egypt discovered  a 1,700-year-old school with its walls covered in Greek texts referring to a passage about drugs from The Odyssey. The...

Bishop Yazigi: The Abducted Nuns in Syria are Fine

The nuns who were abducted last month from St. Thecla Orthodox Convent in the ancient Syrian city of Maaloula are fine, as stated on...

10 Generators Arrive from Israel to Cyprus

A ship from Israel carrying ten small generators of 10MB, has arrived in Limassol. Israeli technicians traveled with them, in order to install them. The small generators will...

Greek Orthodox Nuns Taken Hostage by Syrian Rebels

  The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported that Islamist Rebels broke into St. Thecla Orthodox Convent in Maaloula, 60km north of Damascus, taking hostage,...